Senior Acquisition Specialist

Full Time



    Job Description

    Job ID: 2300428

    Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, US

    Date Posted: 2023-01-11

    Category: Program Management

    Subcategory: Project Analyst

    Schedule: Full-time

    Shift: Day Job

    Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

    Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI

    Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly

    Potential for Remote Work: No

    SAIC is seeking a Program Acquisition Specialist to support cyber programs within the Program Executive Office's Space Domain Awareness and Combat Power portfolio in El Segundo, California.
    Roles and responsibilities of the successful candidate will include:
    • Provide advice to Program/Project Managers regarding acquisition strategies, schedules, contracting, budgeting and execution
    • Prepare periodic status reports, coordinate and execute periodic staff meetings and technical interchange meetings, and develop acquisition plans, schedules, and executive program briefings
    • Develop, draft, and coordinate overarching program planning and execution documents as prescribed by/tailored from DoDI 5000.02 / Acquisition Framework, and relevant DoD, AF, and local unit policies that pertain to rapid prototyping
    • Provide technical and programmatic assessments of contractor design/milestone reviews to assess progress, risks and issues, and the ability to achieve mission requirements
    • Provide program element coordination, staffing and monitoring; advise and assist government customer regarding funding commitments, obligations, and expenditures as well as drafting and supporting delivery of program funding documentation and monthly financial reports

    • Bachelors and fifteen (15) years or more of related experience in government weapon systems acquisitions and program management and, or Contracts management within the Department of Defense
    • Must have an active Top Secret clearance with in-scope SSBI/T5 background investigation. Ability to obtain and maintain Sensitive Compartmented Information and Special Access Program accesses. Must be willing to consent to a counter-intelligence polygraph
    Desired Qualifications:
    • Master Degree in Business Management, technical management, and/or engineering
    • Professional certifications (e.g., PMI PMP)
    • Experience in the National Security Space and, or the Space Control mission area

    Target salary range: $175,001 - $200,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

    Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

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